SOME stakeholders in the power sector have expressed concern over the slow progress in the energy sector. They urged the Federal Government to adopt renewable energy to accelerate development in the sector. Mr Adekunle Makinde, a former Chairman of Nigerian Institution of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (NIEEE), said this was the consensus of stakeholders at the just concluded 2018 Nigeria Energy Forum in Lagos.
March 19, 2018: The Vice President of Nigeria, Yemi Osibajo will speak at the upcoming Nigeria Energy Forum (NEF 2018) in Lagos. The event focuses on improving efficiency, access, and investments in the energy sector. The former National Chairman of the Nigeria Institution of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (NIEEE), Engr. Adekunle Makinde said that the... Read More
In 2016 the installed wind capacity in Europe was 154 GW, of which 12.6 GW is located offshore across 10 different countries. While High Voltage Alternate Current (HVAC) technology is mature and suitable for subsea electricity transmission, High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) has better control capabilities, lower power losses and occupies less space compared with HVAC.
The Africa Energy Ideas Competition is for early-stage business ideas. Across Africa, the key energy challenge is how to electrify millions of households, remote communities and small-scale entrepreneurs as quickly as possible.
Mr Adekunle Makinde, the former Chairman, Nigeria Institution of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (NIEEE), says the forthcoming Nigeria Energy Forum (NEF) will focus on gas-to-power challenges in the country. Makinde, who is also a Co-Chairman of NEF2017, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos on Thursday that the forum will be organized by a team of young academics and researchers from the UK, in collaboration with NIEEE.
Ahead of the 2017 edition of the annual Nigeria Energy Forum (NEF) in Lagos Nigeria, Chair and Technical Lead of NEF, Dr. Oluwole Daniel Adeuyi, shared with OGN some of his views on the current state of Nigeria’s electricity market, and considered that the market challenges experienced by its traditional power suppliers are creating an... Read More